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Jordanians seize 'Shark Tank'-like opportunity amid competition from Syrian refugees for work

Stoic and composed, Itimad Bassam sat before the judges and confidently made her pitch. “I will rescue old clothes that have been thrown away in my neighborhood and turn them into wearable secondhand clothes,” the 22-year-old told the panel. “There’s a factory in my neighborhood. I will convince...
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